Word of the Day – Skelf

By March 19, 2017Word of the Day

Skelf (noun) (Scots)


A splinter or piece of wood. Also used to describe an annoying person.

Scottish, almost certainly a variation on shelf.

Example sentences

“A’ve goat a skelf the size of a toothpick in my finger”

“Daen’t be such a skelf, yer an idiot.”

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